The IndyCar season kicks off on Sunday with all the title contenders looking to get a headstart on the competition at the St. Petersburg Grand Prix.
The inaugural race of the season will have particular significance for Canadian fans as Toronto native James Hinchcliffe returns to the circuit after suffering a near fatal crash last year.
Here’s what you need to know about the race:
Watch the Grand Prix of St. Petersburg Grand Prix live on Sportsnet One with coverage starting at 12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT.
The Grand Prix of St. Petersburg is held on a 1.8 mile course with 14 turns on an asphalt surface. The drivers will complete 110 laps of the street circuit that includes two landing strips of Albert Whitted Airport and a foray into the Al Lang Stadium parking lot.
Qualification for the St.Petersburg Grand Prix
NOTE: Qualification results do not reflect grid penalties.